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One Bad Apple Shouldn't Spoil the Whole Bunch

June 11, 2010 1:37 pm | Blogs | Comments

Maybe things got off to a bad start when Apple CEO Steve Jobs said most mobile advertising "really sucks." Then he proceeded to show how Apple will change everything, engaging people with ads within apps. Early this week, he showed

Android, iPhone Threaten RIM's Market Share

June 8, 2010 8:23 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

 An informal online poll being conducted by Android Central asks the question, "What platform are you leaving to join Android and the Evo 4G?"

Google's Data Gathering Highlights Opportunity for Wireless Operators

June 4, 2010 10:14 am | by Martin Dawson, Andrew Solutions | Articles | Comments

The public angst surrounding Google's Wi-Fi sniffing activities involves the revelation that the company allegedly accumulated hundreds of gigabytes of potentially personal information from Wi-Fi networks while taking photographs for its Street View project.


Google Finalizes AdMob Purchase

May 28, 2010 7:46 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google today closed its acquisition of AdMob, the mobile advertising network. Mountain View reportedly paid $750 million for AdMob.

FTC Closes AdMob-Google Probe

May 21, 2010 9:58 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Google can largely thank Apple for getting the feds to OK it acquisition of AdMob. The FTC today said it has closed its investigation into Google's proposed acquisition of the mobile ad network company

Froyo Keeps Surprising

May 21, 2010 8:29 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google made more than one play to one-up Apple with yesterday's unveiling of Android 2.2 (a.k.a. Froyo).

Google Unveils Android 2.2

May 20, 2010 9:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

So every developer that attended the Google I/O conference got not only an HTC Evo 4G, but they also got the brand new Android OS, Android 2.2.

Uh Oh, Google’s Store Didn’t Work

May 14, 2010 12:39 pm | Blogs | Comments

Google learns hard lessons of online phone retail.


Google CEO Discusses China, Mobile at Meeting

May 14, 2010 8:12 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google CEO Eric Schmidt seems more interested in keeping the peace with China than with Apple and other rivals in the rapidly growing smartphone market.

Android 2.2 Coming Soon

May 13, 2010 8:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The latest version of Google's Android operating system is on its way, and rumors today put tethering in its list of features.

Verizon, Google Relationship Deepens on Tablet Work

May 12, 2010 8:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam on Tuesday told The Wall Street Journal that Verizon is working with Google on a tablet computer...

Sprint Scraps Plans for Google's Nexus One Phone

May 11, 2010 8:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel has had a change of heart and scrapped its plans to back Google's Nexus One mobile phone.

Google Expands VC Staff to Do More Deals This Year

May 4, 2010 7:56 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google plans to feed its appetite for tantalizing new technologies by investing in more startups while it devours others by buying them outright.


The Fates of Motorola and Palm Diverged Over Android

April 29, 2010 7:12 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Motorola posted an unexpected first-quarter profit because of shipments of smartphones using the Android operating system.

New Questions Over Google’s Street View in Germany

April 29, 2010 10:11 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Google’s plan to offer photo mapping in Germany has come in for more criticism after regulators learned the company was also archiving the locations of household wireless networks.

Google Exit Appears to Benefit Top China Rival, Baidu

April 29, 2010 10:11 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Baidu posted first-quarter net profit of 481 million renminbi, or $70.4 million, up from 181 million renminbi a year ago.

Google Quits Fix for Spotty 3G on Nexus One

April 23, 2010 8:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google is apparently over it when it comes to the Nexus One's reported spotty 3G connection.

Google: Nexus One 'Profitable'

April 16, 2010 8:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Google gave a rosy outlook on its various forays into the mobile space during its first-quarter results despite low sales estimates...

Google Buys Mobile Company Plink

April 12, 2010 8:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Plink, a visual mobile search company, today announced that it has been bought by Google.

Lawmakers Petition FTC on Google Buzz, AdMob Deal

March 31, 2010 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Eleven members of Congress are asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate complaints that Google inappropriately used private user information...

Google Denied Nexus One Trademark

March 18, 2010 7:53 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google may have to find another name for its flagship Android device, the Nexus One.

Unlocked Nexus One Ready for AT & T, Rogers

March 17, 2010 8:29 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google's Nexus One is now available in a version that will run on AT&T's 3G network.

Report: FTC Deepens Probe of Google's AdMob Purchase

March 11, 2010 7:23 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is expanding its investigation into Google's purchase of AdMob, reports Bloomberg.

Android Gains Trump Palm, WinMo

March 11, 2010 7:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Microsoft and Palm are losing market share to devices based on Google's Android operating system, according to January metrics compiled by comScore.

Patent Suit Filed Against Google, Facebook

March 11, 2010 7:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Wireless Ink Corp. is leveling patent infringement charges against both Google and Facebook.

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